Technology: Progress or Perils? Essay
Americans have become increasingly less physically active. According to Ellen DeGeneres in This is How We live, “Modern life requires hardly any physical activity. We are just lazy” (DeGeneres 638). There are moving sidewalks in airports and escalators in malls. People do not even have to roll down car windows anymore. …show more content…
Computers have further invaded our lives. No longer does a person receive a hand written personal letter or card. They now receive e-mail and e-cards. Yes, there is an advantage to the lightening speed of email as compared to snail mail when one is only a click away. However, society has traded off picking up the pen for the keyboard and it has lost its personal touch. Many of the elderly have gotten are adrift in this new age of technology. As a result, relationships can suffer detrimental effects as a result of this technology.
With the dawning of the computer as come the change in the way one views some crimes. Unauthorized access to one’s personal information on a computer is a crime. Winners writes, “Given the fact that electronic information is in the strictest sense tangible, under what circumstance is it property subject to theft? The law has had to stretch and reorient its traditional categories to encompass, such